One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘‘I hereby declare this to be a holiday, Dolly,’ I said, standing in the kitchen doorway contemplating a damp, drizzly, rather chilly and miserable day.’
- ‘Authorities had requested a minute's silence but many people in Madrid stood in drizzly, chilly weather for about 10 minutes.’
- ‘It was cold and windy and drizzly, so the only thing to do was order a bacon sandwich and a mug of coffee, and watch the leaves fall off the trees by the canal.’
- ‘I don't know about you, but I enjoy drizzly, cold winter afternoons - night closing in, lights from the traffic reflected in puddles, hurrying to get back to a nice warm home, that kind of thing.’
- ‘It's one of those drizzly, rainy, grey days in West London.’
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